Camille from Style Notes, here - Hope you're all dreaming up the perfect devilish costume, 'cause today's post is full of inspiring ideas for a very chic All Hallow's Eve! In our last Fantasy to Fête post, we created a macabre, almost-Gothic style Halloween party. This week, we're lightening the mood with a bit of whimsy that'll leave you grinning almost as much as the jack 'o lanterns lining the porch steps.
Halloween Party Inspiration Board-Camille Styles Events
Who says October 31st must be dark and brooding? This party is all about FUN, from the tissue paper poms floating above a decadent dessert buffet, to the piles of gorgeous pumpkins arranged in a yellow to orange ombré pattern. And just in case you've been waiting for the perfect opportunity to don these flame-colored's the time, my dears!
Halloween Party Lanterns-Camille Styles Events
The inspiration comes to life in the living room with a canopy of lanterns overhead. Pearl River has a great selection; buy loads and dangle from the ceiling with fishing line at multiple levels.
Halloween Invitation Download
Aren't these b*spoke invites positively bewitching? Lucky for us, the free download is available here.
Halloween Party Bar and Buffet-500-Camille Styles Events
Decorate the self-serve bar & buffet with a few bunches of rust-colored calla lilies leaning languorously in glass vases. Flickering orange votives & a few strategically-placed plastic snakes & spiders strike a playful-chic balance.
Halloween Party Cocktails-500
Mix up a pitcher of Sinister Cider Cocktails, and garnish martini glasses with black licorice sticks. Set out cocktail napkins, extra ice, and a couple bottles of wine so that guests can help themselves and you're free to mingle.
Halloween Party Cupcakes-Camille Styles Events-500
I love the Victorian vibe of a vintage iron terrarium. There are lots around the web, but I'm particularly enamored with the grand scale of this one. Fill it with cupcakes now; plant a gorgeous indoor garden later. For the full menu and all the recipes (including these mini carrot cupcakes), hop over to Style Notes. Hope that you all have a wickedly wonderful Halloween!

*images: {row 1} amy atlas, martha stewart {row 2} martha stewart, brides {row 3} dress design decor, coco+kelley, style me pretty, martha stewart. invitations, twig & thistle. all other party photos, instyle parties.